11 Shakespeare Quotes About Love

 11  Shakespeare Quotes About Love

One of the most renowned playwrights in history is the illustrious William Shakespeare. Renowned for his mastery of language, Shakespeare crafted countless lines that evoke a spectrum of emotions and paint vivid scenes in the mind’s eye. Though jest may lead one to believe his name was William Shakespeare and he hailed from Italy, the truth remains that he was indeed English. Yet, his words possess a universal allure, transcending time and place.

Shakespeare’s literary prowess was akin to that of a sorcerer, enchanting audiences with his eloquence. His words have the power to stir hearts, kindle passions, and evoke deep sentiments. Even today, centuries after his time, his verses continue to captivate and enthrall, casting a spell upon those who hear them.

In homage to this romantic wordsmith, let us celebrate his most enchanting lines, spreading the enduring charm of Shakespearean love throughout the ages. Here are some famous Shakespeare quotes about love: Shakespeare quotes about love.


“Love looks not with the eyes,

but with the mind,

And therefore is winged Cupid painted blind.”

– A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Act 1, Scene 1)


“Doubt thou the stars are fire;

Doubt that the sun doth move;

Doubt truth to be a liar;

But never doubt I love.”

Hamlet (Act 2, Scene 2)

Shakespeare quotes about love


“My bounty is as boundless as the sea,

My love as deep; the more I give to thee,

The more I have, for both are infinite.”

– Romeo and Juliet (Act 2, Scene 2)


“The course of true love never did run smooth.”

– A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Act 1, Scene 1)


“If music be the food of love, play on;

Give me excess of it, that, surfeiting,

The appetite may sicken, and so die.”

– Twelfth Night (Act 1, Scene 1)


“Love all, trust a few, Do wrong to none.”

– All’s Well That Ends Well (Act 1, Scene 1)


“Love sought is good, but given unsought is better.”

– Twelfth Night (Act 3, Scene 1)


“The very instant that I saw you, did My heart fly to your service.”

– The Tempest (Act 3, Scene 1)


“I do love you more than words can wield the matter.”
(King Lear, Act I, scene i)
“One half of me is yours, the other half yours—
Mine own, I would say; but if mine, then yours,
And so all yours.”
(The Merchant of Venice, Act III, scene ii)


A lover’s eyes will gaze an eagle blind.
A lover’s ear will hear the lowest sound.”
(Love’s Labor’s Lost, Act IV, scene iii)

These are just a few examples of Shakespeare’s timeless expressions of love found throughout his works.

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